A Definitive Last Word on 12 Years a Slave

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12 years a slave could have only been told by non-Americans. That is to say Americans both black and white are just too close to the subject and spent too long avoiding the dialog about our shared homeland origins to do the story justice. When I saw it with my father back in Tacoma, WA there were a few times I almost walked out the theater, it a was a such an accurate depiction of what it must have been like to live through hell. Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama On Hollywood and Technology


His Holiness the Dalai Lama sat down in a live-broadcast interview with HuffPost’s Willow Bay on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Tech Talk: Weirdest Gadgets of CES 2014

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This year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES) offered some quite interesting and pretty wacky gadgets, from a device that zaps you into good posture to an electronic-like mother. Continue reading

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Beyoncé: Fasting Selling Album Ever on iTunes and Climate Friendly

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Given the amount of copies downloaded, and recent industry trends, this may well be one of the most climate-friendly major studio releases yet. Continue reading

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Time for Rebuttal: 17 of Jay Z’s Favorite Foods That Vegans Do Better

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Our friends at MTV.com posted an article on foods they suspected Jay Z might be missing now that he and Beyoncé are dabbling in vegan dining. Though it was surely intended to be tongue-in-cheek, the author merely reinforced the common omnivorous misconception that vegan food is some kind of downgrade. He couldn’t be more clueless. Continue reading

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Trending: Beyonce’s Vegan Fashion Faux Pas


On December 3, Jay-Z vowed to stick to a plant-based lifestyle until Christmas day, adding that Beyoncé will be in this journey as well – except for her wardrobe. Unfortunately, Beyoncé is clearly missing the point. The pop megastar raised eyebrows when she was spotted Thursday wearing what appeared to be a $4,800 Christopher Kane wool-blend parka with a real fur collar and suede platform ankle boots, which in vegan terms is a double fashion faux pas. Continue reading

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